|dethalternate||Date: Saturday, 01-August-2015, 9:57 PM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
Florida plant detectives are on the trail of a slippery foe, an invasive African land snail that is wily, potentially infectious, and can grow as big as a tennis shoe.
8 Animals That Can Regrow Their Body Parts
While humans are working on robotic arms and new limb technology, some animals can regrow their limbs on their own. How do they do this?
In the four years since Giant African Snails were discovered in Miami, they have slowly but surely spread to new territory, alarming residents in the southern suburbs and the neighboring county of Broward.
Their slimy tracks have led agricultural experts on an odyssey of discovery about animal behavior, folk religion and the precise amount of chemicals and cash it takes to kill the world's biggest gastropods.
Read more/full article/source - http://news.discovery.com/animals....731.htm